Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley, Taupo

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#6 of 8 in Nature in Taupo
Hot Spring · Nature / Park
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Relax in ancient baths as native birds flit overhead at Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley, a natural thermal spa that allows you to indulge in the outdoors. Take a dip in healing waters, reputed to have smoothing effects on the skin. Test out multiple thermal pools throughout the site while watching for local wildlife, including regional bird species. Top off your visit with a homemade baked good and Devonshire tea at the onsite cafe. If you're inspired to stay longer, check out the tranquil campsite. To visit Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley on your holiday in Taupo, and find out what else Taupo has to offer, use our Taupo.
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  • Firstly, I'm so glad I read a review about a grumpy older man before we got here! My husband and I just visited this place today, and unfortunately we didn't find it worthy of the top ten recommended....  more
    Firstly, I'm so glad I read a review about a grumpy older man before we got here! My husband and I just visited this place today, and unfortunately we didn't find it worthy of the top ten recommended....  more »
  • Off the beaten track a little on an unsealed road that has a few pot holes. But well worth the visit. An ‘au naturelle’ track is part of the appeal. Nothing too spectacular but a nice walk and gets... 
    Off the beaten track a little on an unsealed road that has a few pot holes. But well worth the visit. An ‘au naturelle’ track is part of the appeal. Nothing too spectacular but a nice walk and gets...  more »

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